Madras, OR 97741
- 23 acres
- Max. Depth:
- 10 feet
- 5440 feet
Devils Lake is a beautiful 23 acre shallow lake located adjacent toCentury Drive about 30 miles southwest of Bend. The waters exquisite turquoise color and scenic views makes this lake a delightful place to visit for travelers on the cascade lakes highway. The easy access, fishable shoreline and stocking of catchable rainbows make Devils Lake an excellent place to take children fishing. In addition to the stocked rainbows there is a natural reproducing population of brook trout.
Devils Lake was formed by a lava flow that lies as a mass of jumbled volcanic rock at the lake’s east end. It is a shallow lake with an average depth of just over three feet and a maximum depth of 10 feet.
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife currently manages for naturally reproduced brook trout and hatchery produced legal-size rainbow trout consistent with the Basic Yield Management Alternative for trout
Bait/Lure Fishing Methods : Trout anglers often fish in the northeast corner of the lake (deepest part) using, power bait, worms, red salmon eggs with a bobber or floating the bait up with a marshmallow. Trout anglers often cast spinners into the deepest part of the lake.
Fly anglers usually cast an adams or other attractor flies when the fish are feeding on the surface.
Map + Directions
From Bend the most scenic route is to take Century Drive (FS Road 46).